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NEWS BRIEFS

Portland Art Museum Hosts Upstanders Festival May 27

Event includes spoken word, workshops and poster making in support of social justice ...

North Portland Library Announces June Computer Classes

Upcoming courses include Introduction to Spreadsheets, What is the Cloud? and Learn Programming with Games ...

Merkley to Hold Town Hall in Clackamas County

Sen. Jeff Merkley to hold town hall in Clackamas County, May 30 ...

NAACP Monthly Meeting Notice, May 27, Portland

NAACP Portland invites the community to its monthly general membership meeting ...

Photos: Fundraiser for Sunshine Division's Assistance Programs

Under the Stars fundraiser took place on May 18 at the Melody Grand Ballroom ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Ensuring the Promise of the Every Student Succeeds Act

The preservation of Thurgood Marshall's legacy is dependent upon our dedication to our children ...

CFPB Sues Ocwen Financial over Unfair Mortgage Practices

What many homeowners soon discover is that faithfully paying a monthly mortgage is in some cases, just not enough ...

B-CU Grads Protest Betsy “DeVoid” in Epic Fashion

Julianne Malveaux says that Betsy “DeVoid,” is no Mary McLeod Bethune ...

NAACP on Supreme Court's Decline to Review NC Voter ID Law

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks made the following remarks ...

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The Skanner News Endorsements for Multnomah County Special Elections

The May 19, 2015, election is all about education, with candidates running for school boards, the Multnomah Education Service District, and the Portland Community College Board… For all the information click here


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Q&A With Lucien Darensburg of 'In Country'

For one weekend every year Oregon woods are transformed into a war zone as a mix of combat enthusiasts, veterans and a former South Vietnamese Army officer re-enact the Vietnam War. A new documentary tells their story… To read the interview click here


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President Obama in Oregon to Promote Trade

The president arrives Thursday afternoon at Portland International Airport and is scheduled to hold a fundraiser in Portland for the Democratic National Committee. The next day, he'll promote free trade at Nike headquarters outside Beaverton… To read all about it click here


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Check Out Our Photos of the Portland May Day March

The protest stayed peaceful until demonstrators diverged from the downtown route approved by the city and attempted to cross the Burnside Bridge and were met with police resistance… To view the photos click here


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Family Fun Events in The Skanner News Community Calendar

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